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Archive for August, 2018

How to Prepare for Cold-Weather Driving

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, August 31st, 2018 at 8:12 PM
Someone checking their tire pressure with a hand-held tire gauge

Summer is coming to a quick end and before the temperatures get too cold it’s time to make sure everything in your vehicle is prepared for cold-weather fall and winter driving. Check out the 5 ways we suggest you prep your call before fall below. (more...)

How can I remove oil stains from my driveway?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
An oil spill on a driveway with a dirty rag sitting next to it

If you regularly park your vehicle on your driveway or on a concrete garage floor, it is only a matter of time before you have an oil spill that results in a stain. Oil stains can be an eyesore on an otherwise clean floor and are stubborn to remove if you don’t follow the right steps. We have listed 3 ways to help clean up the spills and stains below. (more...)

Collision Coverage vs Liability Coverage: Which is Best?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Friday, August 25th, 2018 at 8:34 PM
Two people sitting on a couch looking at their tablet and computer

When it comes time to pick a new automotive insurance policy, it’s important to do your homework and understand exactly what coverage you are purchasing. The last thing you want after an accident is to have a lot of unexpected costs that you thought would be covered by your plan. Today, we are going to dive into a common auto insurance question about the benefits of collision coverage vs liability coverage – which one is the better buy? (more...)

Which trucks make the best tailgating vehicles?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, August 24th, 2018 at 8:39 PM
Group of tailgaters huddled around the grill

Tailgating is serious business and to do it right a sedan just won’t cut it. True tailgaters know that a pickup truck is the best option thanks to truck beds that make it easy to bring all of the equipment you need to lay out a full spread. While any pickup truck can get the job done, some do it a little better than others. Find our 4 favorite pickup truck models for fall tailgating below. (more...)

What’s the difference between remote keyless entry and keyless entry?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2018 at 10:34 PM
woman pressing a button on her keyfob

When looking for a new or new-to-you vehicle, it’s important to do your research so you have a solid understanding of what each model has to offer. If you are doing most of your research online, there is a good chance that you will stumble across automotive lingo and features that are a little confusing like remote keyless entry and keyless entry. Though they look similar, they aren’t the same thing. We break down what each system offers below. (more...)

How long does a car battery last?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Tuesday, August 15th, 2018 at 9:46 PM
Mechanic checking a car battery

An unexpected dead battery is just about the most inconvenient thing we can think of, especially early in the morning when you are running late for work. Typically, car batteries have a lifespan of about three to five years, but factors like driving habits can shorten that time frame. Knowing the warning signs of a failing car battery is a good way to help ensure that you aren’t left stranded and can get a replacement before your old battery completely dies. Find the top 3 warning signs that your battery is running out of juice below. (more...)